Social welfare organization for children and families affected by poverty and exclusion

Company / Institution

Social welfare organization for children and families affected by poverty and exclusion, supporting them in collective empowerment and development of their skills and capabilities.
The organization works in the marginal urban district of San Juan de Lurigancho, Peru’s biggest district. 30,000 people (children, adolescents and families) participate every year in the activities and strategies developed for the community.

Function / Working area

Volunteers work in the health area (workshops on food habits and provisions) and in the education area (art, music and dance workshops; orientation and support for working mothers and in child care).

Comments

The internship/the volunteer work is geared towards students of psychology, sociology, social work, education/pedagogy and medicine.